What Happened on July 5, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

75th British Golf Open: Sam Snead shoots a 290 at St Andrews

Golfer Sam Snead
Sam Snead
  • Louis Reard's bikini swimsuit design debuts at Paris fashion show

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerardus 't Hooft, Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laurete
  • Paul Smith, British fashion designer
  • Pierre-Marc Johnson, Québécois lawyer, physician and politician